Category Archives: World News

Hurricane Maria Lashes Turks And Caicos, More Flooding Intensifies In Puerto Rico, Death Toll Could Be As High As 15

Hurricane Maria lashed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday and was blamed for fresh flooding on Puerto Rico, where it had already destroyed homes and knocked out power during its rampage

Harrowing Scenes Of Searchers Finding Survivors In Mexico City, Death Toll Now At 274

Scenes of desolation and rejoicing unspooled Thursday at the sites of buildings crumbled by Mexico’s deadly earthquake, which killed at least 274 people and galvanized heroic efforts to reach those trapped. But

Defamation Suit By Seven Women Against Disgraced Bill Cosby In Springfield, Mas. On Hold Until Criminal Trial Is Over

A lawyer representing seven of the more than 80 women who have come forward alleging Bill Cosby sexually abused them said Wednesday the civil case Cosby faces in federal court here can’t

More Than 200 Dead After Magnitude 7.1 Quake Strikes Mexico; ‘Death Toll Will Rise’

More than 200 people, including 21 schoolchildren, are dead after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake  rocked central Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, hitting on the 32nd anniversary of the biggest quake to strike the

6.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off The Coast Of Japan

A magnitude 6.1 hit off the coast of Japan east of Fukushima and Kamaishi on Wednesday.  The U.S. Geological Survey, or the USGS, recorded the earthquake near Japan at 11:37 a.m. EST.

Secretary John Kerry Hosted #YaleClimateConference With Oscar-Winner Leonardo DiCaprio (VIDEO)

Former Secretary of State John Kerry hosted and took questions at Yale’s Climate Change Conference this week alongside Academy Award-winner and climate activist Leonardo DiCaprio, who thankfully are keeping climate change in

Hurricane Maria Bears Down On Puerto Rico, Worst Storm In 90 Years

Hurricane Maria roared toward eastern Puerto Rico early Wednesday as the most powerful storm to threaten the region in almost 90 years.   Maria was a Category 5 hurricane — the strongest there

Desperation Hovers Over Mexico, As Search For Survivors Overnight Continues, Death Toll To 248

Rescuers and volunteers frantically dug through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings long into the night, looking for survivors of Mexico’s deadliest earthquake since 1985 as the number of

Strong 7.1 Earthquake Hits Mexico, people Trapped In Collapsed Buildings, At Least 42 Are Dead

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings and trapping an unknown number of people. TV images showed a multi-story building in the capital with a middle floor collapsed as sirens blared

Update: At Least 119 Killed In Powerful Earthquake In Mexico, Death Toll Could Reach 1,000

A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 119 people in several states and toppling buildings in the heavily populated capital where rescuers searched frantically for survivors under